Ubuntu: Ekiga vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu Mu Security discovered a format string vulnerability in Ekiga. If a user was running Ekiga and listening for incoming calls, a remote attacker could send a crafted call request, and execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-426-1          February 22, 2007
ekiga, gnomemeeting vulnerabilities
CVE-2007-1006, CVE-2007-1007
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A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.10
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 5.10:
  gnomemeeting                             1.2.2-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
  ekiga                                    2.0.1-0ubuntu6.1

Ubuntu 6.10:
  ekiga                                    2.0.3-0ubuntu3.1

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Ekiga to effect the 
necessary changes.

Details follow:

Mu Security discovered a format string vulnerability in Ekiga.  If a 
user was running Ekiga and listening for incoming calls, a remote 
attacker could send a crafted call request, and execute arbitrary code 
with the user's privileges.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 5.10:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.2-1ubuntu1.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    12465 55f41497417828ebef140cc0670a25d6
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.2-1ubuntu1.1.dsc
      Size/MD5:     1811 63cc3478d280f09018f24ae55c3aa4ed
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.2.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  6059950 65fe2d6a31e63a37c5a6217206223192

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.2-1ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:  1826384 b3bfbd016a2e5fdd4f54ad639bef4e9b

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.2-1ubuntu1.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:  1802170 3245abb98b202c2f6e7c27760723af5c

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.2-1ubuntu1.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:  1817502 64236066ccb7f81fddb6728b158f0415

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gnomemeeting/gnomemeeting_1.2.2-1ubuntu1.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:  1803872 4ec0f28c58259ec9bf5aac2917a542f6

Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.1-0ubuntu6.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    23489 9c1a9e42584e604667c474b441390dce
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.1-0ubuntu6.1.dsc
      Size/MD5:     2090 3eabad082fd143a10c5b3625db75562b
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.1.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  5572709 9f0a2bcce380677e38b23991320df171

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.1-0ubuntu6.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:  3687800 943691c7d2d27e7d3156b050772ddd04

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.1-0ubuntu6.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:  3658022 fd451db8ed71af0d0caae71b0e55e7ec

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.1-0ubuntu6.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:  3673764 423bf587f00be062ffaf7b9cd62487c4

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.1-0ubuntu6.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:  3660784 b2ecd3a204168f67638000cd01c46a39

Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.10:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.3-0ubuntu3.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    23822 fc9d0688739586606dc67efa1662070f
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.3-0ubuntu3.1.dsc
      Size/MD5:     1837 1da46e1bc9e1b820ee77cc32fc6c80d7
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.3.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  5749938 5ad3458d73d65c6502c312ff0c430a7c

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.3-0ubuntu3.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:  3688744 d4d26c59a8a1e90a82ad72961f3ffae8

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.3-0ubuntu3.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:  3668392 a12654dfa595f8cf37f89bf9b644dd44

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.3-0ubuntu3.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:  3676188 e2df269899f919673f2a7b7da7f0c8d1

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/e/ekiga/ekiga_2.0.3-0ubuntu3.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:  3670736 26e533cdcdb7efa2e891a5a335234f16